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FOX News
Jul 16, 2011 4:00pm PDT
and cut the loop holes that big corporations get and middle class get. john boehner said he doesn't have the vote to pass the deal that includes tax hikings. >> the president wanting the public to know that he is pushing that don't have the support to pass. >> republicans in the house want tax increases off of the table. the reason that the u.s. has a debt problem is not because americans are not paying enough to taxes but washington spends too much. >> the situation is gotten worse. in the first two years in office. discretionary spending sky rocketed 84 percent including the failed stim tim with the spending reaching 25 percent of the nation's out put. we haven't seen spending that live since world war ii. >> they intend to require the government to cap spending and set a higher thres hold of votes needed to raise taxes. china issued a warning to the white house. china said that meeting could harm the relations between the two count reese. the president said he didn't support tibetian independence but supports the protection and culture of the people. fox news is america's election hea
MSNBC
Jul 16, 2011 5:00am PDT
witt. first off for you this hour the big fight in washington over spending and the debt limit. as that august 2nd deadline to raise the debt ceiling grows closer. we go to the white house for more. >> reporter: good morning, richard. it's a day closer to what the president and many outside experts are calling a financial catastrophe and hope for a big deal, the so-called grand bargain appears to be all but lost. the action turns to congress and whether they can pass a scaled down version of debt reduction before the country runs out of cash. taking his case public for the second time in a week, president obama accused republicans of refusing to compromise. >> the problem is members of congress are dug in ideologically into various positions because they boxed themselves in with previous statements. >> reporter: with the clock ticking towards what the president described as are a ma fw -- armageddon, he's hoping a deal could still be struck. >> but we got to get started now. that's why i'm expecting some answers from all the congressional leaders sometime in the next calm of da
MSNBC
Jul 16, 2011 7:00am PDT
deadline still fast approaching, the big question, will we see any progress so the u.s. will not default on its bills? nbc's mike vick kwer are at the white house. >> reporter: raising interest rates, people not getting checks, veterans affairs, in the course of each and every month. that's what's at stake here, the government would have to start to prioritize and major credit agencies are already talking about downgrading treasury bonds and the wisdom of investing in those. today, more dualing back and forth, the president in his weekly address, orrin hatch speaking for republicans, here's what they had to say about the state of play. >> i don't think oil companies should get tax breaks when they're getting tens of millions of profits. i don't think hedge fund managers should make more in bonuses than their secretaries salary. >> it was a crime of the president to submit and for congress to pass -- the only reason that congressional democrats would refuse to pass it because they know that the people of this country would rise up and quickly ratify it. >> there you see orrin hatch from u
MSNBC
Jul 16, 2011 8:00am PDT
going on behind the scenes, no big meetings today, the president in his weekly address today laid out the stakes and again called for share sacrifice and that means in the white house, you're raising taxes on the wealthy. >> the truth is, you can't solve our deficit without cutting spending, but you also can't solve it without asking the wealthiest americans to may their fair share or without taking on loopholes that give special interests and big corporations tax breaks that middle class americans don't get. >> reporter: now those taxes that the president are talking about, a nonstarter with republicans, that is a sticking point. that is the impasse, the hurdle that they simply cannot clear. in the meantime, republicans are moving ahead in congress with a balanced budget amendment to the constitution. it is very much a long shot. they're moving ahead, here's orrin hatch explaining why. >> the only reason this administration doesn't want a constitutional amendment is because they want to keep spending the american people's money. and the only reason congressional democrats would refus
ABC
Jul 16, 2011 7:00am PDT
are as far apart as ever on a plan to raise the debt ceiling. the president makes one last big push to get a deal done, but what happens to your bottom line if there is no deal? the effects are very real. >>> countdown. one of the most controversial figures in american life right now is just hours away from walking out of jail after being acquitted of murdering her toddler. what will casey anthony do now? can she go home? will she sell her story for a million dollars? we've got a live report. ♪ it's the end of the world as we know it ♪ >>> and carmageddon. los angeles is brought to a standstill as the busiest freeway in america is shut down overnight. millions of residents are now hunkered down in their homes refusing to go out. there are fears of gridlock, chaos and anarchy. really? ♪ light a candle >>> this carmageddon thing has the potential to be a huge mess, but we are also watching something truly extraordinary this morning. one of the most feared figures in the media world in full damage control. rupert murdoch, owner of fox news and "the wall street journal" here in the u.s.
FOX News
Jul 15, 2011 7:00pm PDT
>> sean: thank you for being with us. big thank you to frank and all of the voters and politicians who were brave enough to lay it out in front of you, the american people. thanks for being with us. thanks for being with us. hope you have a great night. closed captioning by closed captioning services, inc. >> greta: outrage and anger. many people are horrified that casey anthony will be walking free that day is almost here. after nearly three years behind bars sunday casey will walk out of orange county jail. welcome to a special on the record, countdown to casey's release. as one of the most recognizable defendants in the country, what will her life be like now? during this hour, you will hear from the jury foreperson and another juror. you will hear what happened inside that jury room. you will hear how long they took to come to a verdict that has so many people so mad. and how the jury thinks caylee may have died. and the many suspicions about george anthony, sexual abuse allegations and that smell of death. you will hear from the prosecution and casey's defense attorneys. what
NBC
Jul 16, 2011 5:00am PDT
for that big deal, grand bargain, seem all but lost right now. now the hope is that congress can pass a dramatically scaled-back version before the country runs out of cash. taking his case public for the second time in a week, president obama accused republicans of failing to crops. >> the problem is members of congress are dug in ideologically into various positions because they boxed themselves in with previous statements. >> reporter: with the clock ticking towards what the president described as armageddon, the first financial default in american history, they hold out hope that a big deal could still be struck. >> but in order to do that we've got to get started now. that's why i'm expecting some answers from all the congressional leaders. and sometime in the next couple of days. >> reporter: for the first time, the president publicly said he's considering asking wealthier seniors in medicare to pay more out of pocket. today in his weekly address mr. obama suspended that stance. >> simply put, it will take a balanced approach, shared sacrifice, and a willingness to make unpopula
FOX News
Jul 16, 2011 1:00pm PDT
is planning a big fund-raiser for his birthday and that is creating a potential snag. set for august 3rd one day after the deadline to increase the debt limit on august 2nd. president might cancel the fund-raiser if a deal is not yet reached by that time. >> gregg: politically symbolic moment newt gingrich. running into a coroner he laughed off the incident but it may have hit close to home. a financial report showing gingrich is trailing other presidential con tern had tenders in raise money bringing in 2 s7b9 $1 million since entering the race. >> heather: new violence unfolding on the streets of syria reportedly opening fire on a group of protestors in damascus killing 28 people. the demonstration one of the largest ever held against the president there. reena ninan is live in jerusalem with us with details. >> human rights organizations say at least 28 people were killed in the protest on friday. despite the government crackdown it was the largest show of anti-government demonstrators since the unrest begin in march. >>> going to areas where the government has been most intense and shout
CNN
Jul 16, 2011 1:00pm PDT
, it doesn't really move much and when you see that big ridge overhead, you see that ridge as far south as dallas, texas. we're also tracking some stormy weather, if you're driving from alabama to florida, you know what i'm talking about, these storms have popped up and they are intense over southwest georgia and they are intense in the baton rouge area, as well as new orleans. i know it's a great break from the heat, but these storms can be severe at times, watch out for heavy downpours as well as frequent lightning strikes. >> with this kind of heat, all the more reason to stay inside too. maybe catch a movie this weekend? a big hit this weekend, of course harry potter and the deathly hollows. already it has set one box office records and it may turn out to be the most popular harry potter movie of all. of all the previous harry potter movies, which brought in the most cash? was it harry potter and the sorcerer's stone, the goblet of fire or the order of the phoenix? for broccoli, say one. for toys, say two. toys ! the system can't process your response at this time. what ? please cal
FOX News
Jul 15, 2011 11:00pm PDT
's throats. guess what? you're paying for it. big stimulus bucks on diversity manuals, public schools in nebraska and wait until you hear what is in them. a new california law requiring schools to teach gay history. plus, get the chips ready and the beers on ice. it looks like we'll have a football season after all. "the five" starts right now. ♪ ♪ >> eric: did you hear? president obama says you're okay with them raising your taxes. >> this is not an issue of salesmanship to the american people. the american people are sold. >> eric: i don't ever recall saying go ahead and raise my taxes, mr. president. but obama is the one who says he is -- what did he say? add extra hundreds of thousands of dollars. raise his taxes. don't raise our taxes. >> bob: you and he are in the same income range. what he was talking about was the american people are sold when the polls show that they say should you tax wealthy people to help bring the deficit down? overwhelmingly the american people say yes. he was exactly right. obama says i make a lot of money and i should pay some of that money, more m
FOX News
Jul 16, 2011 10:00am PDT
and i don't think that working people need to be taxed, but when companies like ge pay no taxes and big oil have the tax breaks that they don't need, it's time to close some of those loopholes and i think we ought to stop the nonsense. >> kelly: let's hear from the other side. >> kelly, if i can jump in here, i agree with elliott in that we do have to resolve this. going over the cliff on this past august 2nd has some really negative consequences and we don't want to go there, don't want to do that so that's why we're trying another idea here, and on tuesday we'll pass the bill in congress which is cut cap and balance and we're proposing to cut spending, to have the spending limits, spending caps going forward, so an amount over which you, the government can't spend more money and have a balanced budget amendment. so, now, i would hope that the democratic colleagues will not just immediately reject this, but look at it. if you think we cut too much. propose a different number. if you think our spending caps are too low, tell us what kind of spending cap you might accept. do you like a b
CBS
Jul 16, 2011 5:00am PDT
dollars, subsidies for gas and big oil. the tax for 2% -- >> if i may point out -- >> that's taxpayer money being spend. the definition of spending has to be broadened here otherwise the rules of engagement for compromise -- >> if i may point out something, please. >> go ahead. >> with the passage of obama care, it was the democrats and the president that took $575 billion out of that program. now we have a program that is too expensive to afford. it is an imperative that we put the spending issue, and every economist, liberal or conservative, every ratings agency says what we have to see from the congress of the united states is a plan for how to deal with this out of control federal spending. >> ten seconds from you representative grualba. >> $575 billion part of the health plan, ryan took complete credit as a deficit reduction, i find it interesting. ryan's budget, every republican in the house it's $6 trillion added to the debt. >> we do not have that problem we have a spending problem. >> we see an example of what's going on in capitol hill, we'll be talking about this later on t
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